La Mesa Village


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For the last ten years my husband and I have had the pleasure of living in La Mesa Village. Living here in this quaint little town provides us all of the charm of an intimate community without losing the fun of the big city. Read more about why we LOVE La Mesa Village herePhoto Courtesy of So Cal Metro and Flickr


  la mesa village trolley

Let’s hear it for the Trolley

Just a short trolley ride away, we can enjoy all of the sophistication and fun of Downtown San Diego without thinking about where to park. There are also plenty of beaches up and down the coast when something like that suits our fancy. As you can see, we’re spoiled!

Don’t get me wrong though, you don’t need to go far to enjoy great dining, music, or the arts. We have it here in our little Jewel of the Hills.



A culinary bright spot opened on La Mesa Boulevard—namely Gingham. Chef Brian Malarkey’s Urban Cowboy Diner offers lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch for under $20. In the mood for Mexican food or a grande margarita, try Por Favor. Afterwards, stop by Cosmo’s Coffee Café for a great cup of coffee and some dessert. Cosmos features local performers on Friday afternoons and other times during the week, including weekends.

 la mesa village restaurantsSports

Want to watch the game? Stop in at Johnny B’s, for a burger and Monday Night Football. If you get bored in La Mesa, it’s only because you want to. There are even Rodeo’s and desert sports such as biking, all terrain vehicle riding, camping, RV’ing and stargazing only hour’s drive from my front door. Yeah. Life’s good.

If you like to get out and walk, you can find shops on both sides of the trolley tracks. Iron men and woman beware–high aloft La Mesa, in the lofty regions are the Hidden Stairs of Windsor Hills – not for the faint of heart.


mount nebo stair trails

History and Art

Close to La Mesa Boulevard one can find The La Mesa Historical Society and a La Mesa Depot Museum, if your interests lie in that direction. On La Mesa Boulevard people looking for a casual stroll will find art galleries including Art and Light, antiques stores, and a wonderful bookstore–Maxwell’s House of Books, too.


And the Sprouts grocery store is literally one block over from La Mesa Boulevard, so you can walk it if you don’t have to get too many things at once. A short drive away are Trader Joe’s and Grossmont Center. As any good sized city can boast we have a myriad of other stores like Best Buy, La-Z-Boy, and Michaels to name a few.

Come Check Us Out!

Home prices in La Mesa Village, start at $100K for an attached condo & $250K for a detached home.

Frankly, I can’t think of a better place to live than right where I’m living. If you are looking for some new digs or planning a move, give me a call. I can show you some excellent choices right here in La Mesa Village!


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